Simon Moya-Smith
This is the second part of Simon Moya-Smith's coverage of the Lone Ranger premiere held at Disneyland on Saturday, June 22...
Simon Moya-Smith
Late last week we received an unexpected call from our New York-based correspondent Simon Moya-Smith: He had obtained press credentials for the $1,000-a-ticket gala premiere of The...
Simon Moya-Smith
Simon Moya-Smith, Oglala Lakota, is lately our man on the ground in New York City -- the Island of Mannahatta and environs...
Simon Moya-Smith

“What are you wearing?” I asked.

“What?” he responded. He surveyed his chest. “This?” He then gripped a thin gold chain on his neck.

“No. Your hat, man,” I said. “What does it mean?”

“Oh, I don’t know. Nothing,” he responded. “It just matched my shoes.”...

Indian Country Today Media Network contributor Simon Moya-Smith has hit the ground running...
Simon Moya-Smith
SOLDIERS OF BONE Demented, tormented. Images of mine head, Film my eyes, rheumy, liquor-doused, thoughts decrepit. Spitting ink – A pungent flavor, like that of failure. Harken!...
Simon Moya-Smith

It was 6:15 p.m. on a Wednesday when I attempted to break into St. Paul’s Chapel on the Columbia University campus in New York City. There was a lecture scheduled for 6 p.m....

Simon Moya-Smith

Comfort is a curious thing. In the right amounts it's like a miracle drug. Or maybe it's more specific like a panacea or nepenthe for the lovesick hopeless romantic who can't seem to get over the woman he lost. "God, I just want to forget her!" he begs on his knee in his gloomy room....

Simon Moya-Smith

It’s not every day that you get a revered professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School to publicly confirm that the Bering Strait theory is “not a fact."...

Simon Moya-Smith
The Tonto Files is an occasional series of ruminations and riffs on Tonto, a fictional sidekick from the radio days who is suddenly the world's most talked about Indian...